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on, and so i'm spending time on energy innovation because we need cheap energy. we need clean energy. i'm creating a new high school course because i think science and history can be brought together and made more interesting. often, the money that lets you do the innovation is what's missing, and i'm lucky enough to have capital to-- whether it's a new nuclear reactor or cheap solar, i can back some wild ideas so that i put time into that. and it lets me learn a lot of science, work with brilliant people. >> rose: i have in my hand the bill and melinda gates at annual letter from you from the foundation. who is this directed to? who are you-- who do you want to read this? >> well, warren buff set sort of an ideal person i'd like to find it interesting because he's very busy doing his job, but he cares a lot about these issues. he knows i get to travel to africa. i get to see what's going on with budgets and science. what's honestly taking place is there is the aid working? where's corruption blocking that? and so on a yearly basis, he'd like to have me summarize where i'm optimistic
, innovation is what i love to work on, and so i'm spending time on energy innovation because we need cheap energy. we need clean energy. i'm creating a new high school course because i think science and history can be brought together and made more interesting. often, the money that lets you do the innovation is what's missing, and i'm lucky enough to have capital to-- whether it's a new nuclear reactor or cheap solar, i can back some wild ideas so that i put time into that. and it lets me learn a lot of science, work with brilliant people. >> rose: i have in my hand the bill and melinda gates at annual letter from you from the foundation. who is this directed to? who are you-- who do you want to read this? >> well, warren buff set sort of an ideal person i'd like to find it interesting because he's very busy doing his job, but he cares a lot about these issues. he knows i get to travel to africa. i get to see what's going on with budgets and science. what's honestly taking place is there is the aid working? where's corruption blocking that? and so on a yearly basis, he'd like to have me s
like to ask you a little bit about the national security implications of our energy policy, an issue of much concern in the news and certainly here in silicon valley. what might you say about the relationship between energy policy and some of the national security challenges that the fbi is addressing? >> one of the nice things about my job is i generally stay away from policy, but when it comes to energy resources and the like, there are a number of -- you can look at it from the geopolitical perspective, which is not something that really bears on what we do day in and day out. if you put in context the potential cyber attacks and the concerns we have about cyber attacks on our infrastructure, there is an intersection between the vulnerabilities we have and our energy and electrical grids and the like from cyber attacks, which keep all of us busy. i would just go back to one other thing that i did not address in the question before, and that is the balance between privacy interests, civil rights interests, and the like, and the necessity to address these threats. every day, there i
center for energy this was pretty hot halftime show. this happened after that. do you think beyonce had anything to do with this in your expert opinion? >> well it is hard to tell right now. very well could have. i guess we'll have to look at the sequence of events to see when the power outage actually occurred and when the show actually ended and how much stress anything from that show may have put on the electrical infrastructure within the super boehm but right now there really isn't enough evidence to suggest either way that it was caused by the electrical stresses from that show or not. >> there was a lot of energy, certainly during that show. >> yeah. jenna: there is a joint statement released by entergy, new orleans, the power provider to the stadium superdome, the superdome operator. could you translate this for us this is jar most don't understand. a piece of equipment designed to monitor electrical load sensed an be a normality in the system. wins the issue was detected the sensing equipment operated as designed and opened a breaker causing power to be partially cut. what does
of extra heap trapped each day is equivalent to the energy released by 400,000 hiroshima atomic bombs every day. that's a lot of energy, even on a big planet. and one of the things that does is it evaporates more water off the oceans which puts more water vapor into the sky, 4% more in the last 30 years, and then when that waterfalls, either as rain or snow, it comes in much larger downpours, which causes larger floods. the winds get stronger. the storm, the storms are more intense, the sea level is up. all those things converged on sandy. but the very fact that there is 4% more water vapor in the atmosphere, not just above the place where the raindrops fall, you know, you have a bathtub filled with water, you open the drain, the water going down the drain just come just from the part of the tub directly above the drain t comes from the whole tub. and when there is a storm that it stretches out 2,000 kill 3450e9ers, often, and funnels toward the downpour so look what happened today they had two and a half feet of rain in queensland, okay. all over the-- pakistan, 20 million -- >> had to you
address energy and climate change. >> i was impressed in the discussion we had relative to climate change, and i mean this sincerely, mr. president, i could have been sitting in a private meeting with president obama. he would say it in english, not french, but he said the same thing. the president pointed out there's an obligation here that extends way beyond these administrations. >> biden says secretary of state john kerry will meet with the french foreign minister on the issue. some europeans have cheered kerry's confirmation that shows the united states is ready to affect climate change. the president promised to responsible to the threat of climate change but provided few specifics how. it's unlikely a large cap and trade will leave congress, leaving the president with the option of denying a canadian company's permit to build the keystone pipeline through the united states. the state department now under kerry's leadership has yet to approve or disease nye that pipeline's construction. >> want to battle climate change? think spring break. you heard me correctly. a new study out say
to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and laid off all its workers. chu will stay on at least until the end of february, or until president obama names his successor. nasa paused today to remember the lives of seven astronauts who died ten years ago when space shuttle "columbia" broke apart in the air over texas. a few hundred people gathered at kennedy space center in florida, including family members and other astronauts. the accident happened as the shuttle was returning home with only 16 minutes left till landing. the brash, bold-talking former mayor of new york city, ed koch, died today of congestive heart failure at a hospital in new york. >> good morning. i'm ed koch, and i'm running for mayor. how am i doing? >> sreenivasan: ed koch was most at home on the streets of manhattan. a quintessential new yorker, the larger than life koch, who ran city hall from 1978 to
prices and tension in the middle east. the energy september dez the average price jumped 18 cents in just a week. near california the price spiked higher to $3.91 a gallon. that is because refineries are preparing to switch to summer grade fuel. >> i don't think people are happy about it what. are we going to do? who do we fight? >> i brought a scooter to conserve gas prices it's save meeg $200 a month. >> there is a look at price as cross the bay area, it's a penny more in san jose. in san flan, average is $3.93. >> talking about gas and gegt around town as you look live at 880 interchange there in $clpmany of us spent time, too much time, stuck in the car in traffic. now, a study pin points our frustration autos it shows traffic just as bad as that in los angeles there. is only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. >> yes. cornell bernard hashs@u story. >> we do have the worst commute, yes. >> mike knows it. bay area traffic can be brutal. even on a motorcycle. >> we went to new york to mabt manhattan. it's easier to drive in manhattan than in berkeley. >> a study confi
to watch a stock after the chief steps down. so take a look at chesapeake energy. the top guy will retire as chief executive on april 1, aubrey mcclendon invested personally in the company drilling operations and is under investigation for mixing personal and company business. he is leaving taking a golden parachute of $50 million that goes with him. so let's see how the stock performs today. this is do-or-die day for research in motion. we will ask if it is good enough to save rim. and what happened between jon stuart and rob custis on "the daily show" last night? twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of pri
to covering energy, she also moderates the popular energy experts' blog. since coming to national journal in 2008, amy has covered a variety of topics including foreign policy, national security, political advertising and the election of the new supreme court justice on nj's ninth justice blog. prior to nj, she was a staff rir writer for freedom of the press. our report from the automakers' panel will include -- and i'd love you all to be able to hear these folks' names as i introduce them -- great. robert bienenfeld, environment and energy strategy product regulatory office, american honda motor company incorporated. reg modlin, director regulatory affairs, chrysler llc. tom stricker, vice president of technical and regulatory affairs and energy and environmental research, toyota motors, north america incorporated. amy, if you can, if you'd like to get started, um, we'll try to get the audience to quiet down. >> well, thank you for that great introduction. we have two out of three of our panelists, so i guess that's a two-thirds majority, so i think we're going to go ahead and get starte
in the short term and lay the foundation for long- term. we need a new energy policy. the most important numbers are the cost of money and the cost of energy and we have an opportunity to keep the cost of energy down and do it in a clean, green way. these are things we need to focus on to make the economy more competitive and they will create jobs. host: the headline in "the washington post." senators outlined immigration overhaul plan. what should be done? guest: the proposal addresses any the things we need to do. if you think about the world globally, people around the world are almost laughing at our immigration policy. people want to come to this country and create jobs. half of the fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or children of immigrants. will we say that in 75 years? if you look at companies that went public in the technology industry that received venture capital he -- capital, 90% were founded by immigrants. this is an important issue for keeping the best and the brightest in this country. there is also another category of workers needed, and i think the propos
's largest consumer of energy. we talked about that briefly. it is clear the military will benefit from cheaper, more stable fuel costs over the long term and promising work is being done in the area to commercialize alternative fuels that can be produced abundantly in the united states. this is very important for all of our -- hawaii. if confirmed, will you continue to emphasize and prioritize research, development and where possible deployment of renewable fuels, as well as enhanced energy efficiency efforts to reduce the department of defense's energy costs over the long term? >> senator, as you noted, the department of defense is the largest user of certainly liquid fuels, but i think our energy budget -- i do not know the exact number, but it is probably around $18 billion a year. anything we can do to make any aspect of securing our country more cost-effective, we need to look at. i would make that a high priority if i am confirmed and go to the defense department -- to see how we do that, how we continue to do that he cousin in the end, for all the reasons you know, -- because in
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are off, you don't have to appeal to the high energy members of your party. when the cameras are off is when you get to sit down and get to business and get the work done. >> what are you studying? >> political science. >> what do you want to do? >> be a politician. [laughter] >> how you feel after tonight? >> it's going to be a very long journey. [laughter] >> we wish you luck. the last comment tonight from the bipartisan policy center. your thoughts? tell us what you thought and what your conclusion is. >> a couple of reflections. it is great to have this kind of fusion cabinet discussion with multiple layers of government, supporters and political commentators. that does not happen all whole lot. two things occurred to me. the mayor made a great point about how messy this is. the idea of the public getting comfortable with that messiness is going to be another part of the political cover. to have the opportunity to make the uncomfortable agreements that will be necessary. it was not really just a partisan question. the local, state, and federal government positions are critical fo
invest in things that are growing jobs, particularly energy. i'm just saying this should be a sign to those in politics, don't play with this. there's so many good things. there's a lot of corporate money overseas waiting to come back. profits are up. it's just waiting for that last one or two levers to be pushed. and hopefully we as a country and the congress can do it. >> we want to get kelly o'donnell in on the testimony. for that we go to the testimony that took place on capitol hill yesterday. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords who survived a mass shooting in arizona two years ago made an unexpected appearance before the senate judiciary committee, reading off a page of handwritten prepared remarks. she urged congress to act now on gun reform. >> too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard. but the time is now. you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> that says it all. giffords' husband, mark kelly, says expanding background checks for gun buyers should be a top priority, but the nra's chi
. the best thing we got going for us is that we are very good at extracting a form of energy in the middle part of the country that we don't like to -- that gives manufacturers a comparative -- >> i can't imagine that that's not going to be the thing -- all these other things. there's always something that offsets some of the negatives and i can't believe that's not going to be a powerful thing for us in the future. >> i think so, too. that's how we get to 2.5 demographics are going to be a drag. >> i'm being interested in your perspective. we're not talking about our clients about small businesses. a lot of bentup demand. we've been kind of sitting on our hands for four-plus years now, because of all the uncertainty, you know, in the environment there's still a lot of uncertainty. if we had positive leadership out of washington, and some of the uncertainty went away. don't you think there could be a mini boom here trying to replenish some of the inventories, equipment and technologies that have not been invested in? >> absolutely. that's the upside riz k to the forecast. >> we don't call
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years old. >> can beer make the nation more energy efficient? they are using beer. they use a $1 million furnace that can burn the grains leftover after the brewing process. the beer power saves nearly half a million dollars a year. interesting idea. ainsley what's going on? >> thank you, heather. if you have trouble sleeping you are not alone. more than 60 million people have trouble sleeping at night according to the national institutes of health. we have an all natural solution for you, yoga. here with moves to help you get some z's are fitness expert and author of slim nastics, nicki fitness. you say if you are having trouble sleeping first thing first check off a to do list. >> i can't sleep with dishes in the sink. wash your gates in your pajamas. >> the first exercise you are showing us relieves tension and stress, kaes the camel. >> start out on the floor and start with the cat and could you t cow to release the low back tension. the camel is the upper back. if you bring your elbow and shoulders behind look up. it's a heart opener but releases the tension of being at the desk all
the way it is right now. the next time someone gets carted off with an energy, they will say, there you go, we have to change the sport. it is the same sort of thing. you know what, whatever it is, they have set us up. stuart: that is the point. it is a set up in terms of future policy. a football injury, well, we told you about this months ago. you are setting up and event which is your side of the political fence. charles: it ultimately will happen. we have had storms for a long time in this world. >> they do not want information buried in the debate. that is what is really ruining it. dagen and connell, it is yours. dagen: im dagen mcdowell speak. i am connell mcshane. today, we have the numbers. dagen: attorney eric holder will be coming up next. connell: immigration reform. topic number one at the white house this morning. we have lou dobbs here to talk to us about it. dagen: the billions of dollars in time and fuel being wasted because we are stuck in traffic. connell: at the top of the hour, let's go to nicole petallides. a big day for dell. nicole: a big day indeed. right now, you
, the stadium lights were turned off during that show so they were using even less energy in the stadium. the issue still being blamed on an energy surge from a substation outside of the stadium. >> bill: i just -- that's a lame excuse. >> i still can't believe that the power of the super bowl went out for over 30 minutes. that's incredible. >> hawaii has some sympathy for celebrities and is making a move for their privacy. the state is set to act on a bill that would prosecute paparazzi for invading celebrities personal privacy. it is dubbed the steven tyler act because the legislature recognizes that people like him come to vacation in the state and with that, come a lot of benefits for the state but they shouldn't be mobbed by prying eyes with telescoping lenses while they're just trying to avation in private. >> bill: i'm so glad to hear that. i think now i will go back to hawaii again. because it was such a pain in the neck last time. the paparazzi following me to the beach and the restaurants. all right, hawaii, thank you. i'll go back. neil abercrombie, good job. >> mcdonald's is
on an alternative to sequester, the benefits of some other proposals we have not talked about on energy? i have seen on the news how energy prices are going through the roof again. what are the benefits of the in the weeds discussions we do on energy production? we have to do a better job, and eric cantor is going to try to broaden the discussion on those areas. host: john, texas, republican. welcome to the conversation. caller: good morning, congressman. it is really simple -- medicaid , we are spending over $400 billion a year on that program alone. the government has said they want to keep government out of the bedroom. i am not talking about nursing home people, but all the others having one, 2, 3, 4, five children and we are picking up the costs. that is one area we can tackle. my mother is 85 years old and paste a $100 deductible -- pays a $100 deductible. why can't we not force people on medicaid to pay a premium? if they cannot afford it, they should not be in the bedroom. cut food stamps and the child tax credit. that is a start. guest: or are a number of good ideas, let's take the one on m
consumer of energy. we talked about that briefly. it is clear the military will benefit from cheaper, more stable fuel costs over the long term and promising work is being done in the area to commercialize alternative fuels that can be produced abundantly in the united states. this is very important for all of our -- hawaii. if confirmed, will you continue to emphasize and prioritize research, development and where possible deployment of renewable fuels, as well as enhanced energy efficiency efforts to reduce the department of defense's energy costs over the long term? >> senator, as you noted, the department of defense is the largest user of certainly liquid fuels, but i think our energy budget -- i do not know the exact number, but it is probably around $18 billion a year. anything we can do to make any aspect of securing our country more cost-effective, we need to look at. i would make that a high priority if i am confirmed and go to the defense department -- to see how we do that, how we continue to do that he cousin in the end, for all the reasons you know, -- because in the end, for
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